un-American

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See also: unamerican

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Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ American.

Adjective[edit]

un-American (comparative more un-American, superlative most un-American)

  1. Contrary to the principles or institutions of the United States.
  2. Not good for interest of the United States.
  3. (US, spoken of another citizen) Unpatriotic to the United States.
    Driving that fuel-efficient foreign car is downright un-American.
  4. (informal, US) Incivil, immoral.
  5. not in the American manner, style, or way.

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